The FACES Foundation is pleased to continue
PULMONARY ILLNESS: Trends & Treatment Series

Palliative Care in End-Stage Lung Disease:
Lessons from Experience

an interactive presentation with

Laura A. Hogan, MS, NP, ACHPN

Thursday, September 16, 2010
Wayne State University - Oakland Center
Farmington Hills, MI
6:00 p.m. Refreshments • 6:30-8:00 p.m. Presentation

Target Audience: Nurses and Respiratory Therapists
This presentation will share first-hand experiences in providing
palliative care to patients struggling with end-stage lung disease.

Objectives: Identify pathophysiologic mechanisms responsible for
dyspnea in patients with end-stage lung disease. Identify symptoms of
patients with end-stage lung disease and the proper treatment
strategies. Discuss concerns and conflicts of healthcare providers in
regard to the use of opioids in end-stage lung disease patients.

Laura Hogan, MS, NP, ACHPN has more than 30 years of nursing
experience. As a Senior Nurse Practitioner, she currently specializes in
palliative care and hospice care at the University of Rochester Medical
Center. Her current role includes direct patient care, care of families,
interdisciplinary team work and education. She is also an Associate
Professor at the University of Rochester School of Nursing. After
completing her Associates Degree in 1980 from SUNY at Morrisville,
she went on to earn her Bachelor's Degree in 1990 from Alfred
University. Ms. Hogan earned a Masters of Science in Nursing from the
University of Rochester School of Nursing in 1996. In addition to
numerous speaking presentations, Ms. Hogan has acted as acted as
co-investigator for many clinical trials, and is widely published.

There is no cost to attend, RESERVATIONS ARE SUGGESTED.
PULMONARY ILLNESS: Trends & Treatment Series
The FACES Foundation is a 501(c)3 organization.
* Application has been made to the American Association for Respiratory Care (AARC) for 1.5 continuing
education contact hours for respiratory therapists.
*Saint Joseph Mercy Health System is an approved provider of continuing nursing education by the Wisconsin
Nurses Association Continuing Education Approval Program Committee, an accredited approver by the American
Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation.
1.5 nursing contact hours will be provided.

Planners: Rita Ferguson, MSN, RN EED; Lisa Friedman, MS; Sharman Lamka, President, The FACES Foundation